Associated Researchers

André Cristiano

André Cristiano José holds an MA in sociology (2010) and a BA (Honours) in law (1997) from Coimbra University and coordinates the Research Department at the Centre for Legal and Judicial Training. He has extensive research experience in the area of administration of justice, particularly on issues related to courts, access to justice and state reform in Mozambique. His recent research explores development processes and the dynamics of post-colonial societies.

Carmeliza Rosário

Carmeliza Rosário holds a MA in Social Anthropology form Stockholm University (2000) and and MPhil in Development Anthropology from the University of Bergen (2008). She is currently a PhD candidate in Social Anthropology at the University of Bergen. She has over 15 years experience as a research consultant. As part of her doctoral studies she is conducting research on memory of women of power and authority in Zambezia. Her current interest is the politics of knowledge production on Mozambique.

Felix Mula

Felix Mula holds a MA in Art Expressions from the Arts High School from the Reunion Islands and graduated in Fine Arts from the Maputo School of Fine. He is a lecturer at the Higher Institute of Fine Arts and Culture (ISARC). Mula’s research focuses on Fine Arts and Photography but also works on video, photography, volume and direct experiences and installation. His recent work includes research in Mozambique, Reunion Islands, Senegal and Italy.

Jaco van der Walt

Jaco van der Walt holds a MA in Archaeology from the University of Witwatersrand (2012) and a BA in Archaeology, Tourism and Cultural Heritage from the University of Pretoria (2001). He is a researcher at the University of Johannesburg and his research has focused on the Iron Age, Colonial Period and Stone Age. His work experience includes surveys and archaeological excavations, cultural heritage management and removal and relocation of graves and archaeological impact assessments in South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo.


Sandra Gonçalves

Sandra Gonçalves graduated in Statistics from the University of Cape Town (2002). She holds a MA Arts in Historical Demography (2004) and an Mphil in Technical Demography (2008) by the universities of the Western Cape and Cape Town, respectively. Her research experience and training in quantitative methods includes works in Mozambique, Angola, Kenya and South Africa. She is also the author and co-author of technical manuals quantitative research, including a contribution to the project The Island of Research – An E-toolkit edited Robert C.-H. Shell. Her recent work explores the demographic transition and neonatal mortality in Mozambique.